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Grief Counseling: Living with Loss

Friday, 01 September 2017 by
grief counseling

Grief is a part of being human that is an inherently vulnerable experience, and loss is an inevitable part of being alive, no matter the season. The ability and willingness to open ourselves to grief, as ironic as it might seem, is essential to living a full, enriched, meaningful life. The deeper and fuller we

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Fun fact: anxiety is normal experience.  We are hard wired to experience anxiety. It serves a purpose for us. It is responsible for keeping our senses, brain, and body alert and prepared for any possible threats. Our senses take in over three trillion bits of information in any given second. Subconsciously, a consistent and erratic

parenting counseling

One of the toughest things to do as a parent is to adjust to each new stage that your kid enters into. Not only are these new developmental milestones and life transitions challenging to manage as a parent, but it’s also important to grieve the loss of your little one, if that’s what you’re feeling.

How do I know if I need therapy?

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 by
how do i know if i need therapy

How do I know if I need therapy? This is an excellent question that often gets overlooked by mental health providers. We tend to take for granted that people will “just know” if they need therapy or not, but there is a whole process of decision making for people that rarely involves the clinician. Therapy

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how parents can empower teens to seek counseling

Suicide rates among teens are on the rise. Per MLive, 2015 saw the highest rate of suicide among teenage girls in 40 years, while the rate among boys has increased 31 percent since 2007, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The agency reported the rate of girls dying by suicide between 2007 and 2015 more

depression in teens and why counseling helps

Teenage years are hard, and parents and teens alike can have difficulty in telling the difference between the normal ups and downs of emotion during this time versus more chronic mental health issues.  Teenage depression is chronic, and challenging.  Parents and teens must be on a level where they can have open dialogue in order

marriage counselong near me

Marriage, much like your car, needs regular maintenance.  With your car you regularly wash it, change the oil, get performance checkups, and more- with something as important as marriage, don’t you think you should invest the same level of effort in keeping it at it’s best?  Marriage counseling is the equivalent of taking your car

addiction counseling near me seeking help

Addiction counseling is something that anyone with an addiction problem should seek out and have ready access to. Seeking treatment can turn a person’s life around, helping them take the right steps to manage and/or end their addiction. It can help them understand their drug or alcohol addiction, figure out how to deal with things that lead to

When To See a Psychologist for Depression

A psychologist is someone who has studied psychology, the study of human behavior. A clinical psychologist refers to someone who has studied psychology at a masters and / or PhD level. They have specific training in handling depression, anxiety, and all manner of mental health issues.  When you’re experiencing depression, they are an absolutely wonderful

teen counseling services

It’s a big, nerve-wracking prospect to tell your parents you want to see a counselor. But it shouldn’t be!  Seeking out qualifies teen counseling services is a great step to your overall wellness. 1. Why are you nervous about asking them if you can start counseling? Many teens are afraid that if they tell their

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